Raise the Wave of Praise! by Pepper Choplin. For SATB choir, piano (with optional instrumental accompaniment). Sacred Anthem, Palm/Palm-Passion Sunday. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-3965L).
Pepper Choplin uses a driving style to celebrate the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem in "Raise the Wave of Praise!" Flowing lines that rise and fall help to depict the rising wave as sections of syncopation add to the festivity. Growing in intensity from beginning to end, this anthem is sure to capture the mood Palm Sunday.